NC By Train Piedmont 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78 and Carolinian 79 and 80 stop in Charlotte, Kannapolis, Salisbury, High Point, Greensboro, Burlington, Durham, Cary and Raleigh. The Carolinian stops at Selma, Wilson and Rocky Mount en route to Richmond, Va., Washington, D.C. and New York.

Amtrak also offers four thru-trains: Crescent, Palmetto, Silver Meteor, Silver Star, which make selected city stops through the state on their way south to New Orleans and Miami and north to Washington D.C. and New York.

For directions, hours, parking, local transportation connections, baggage, and tourism information for each station, click below on a city.

Station Improvement Program: Since 1992, the North Carolina Department of Transportation has partnered with Amtrak, the Federal Railroad Administration, the Federal Highway Administration, Federal Transit Administration, local communities and freight railroads to restore historic stations, build stations where needed, or adapt existing buildings to serve as passenger stations.

Raleigh Union Station, a 26,000-square-foot multimodal facility opened in July 2018, replacing the city’s older station on Cabarrus Street. Work is underway in uptown Charlotte on Charlotte Gateway Station, which will replace the current station just north of uptown.